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  1. Managing Forests as Complex Adaptive Systems

    Building Resilience to the Challenge of Global Change

    Edited by Christian Messier, Klaus J. Puettmann, K. David Coates

    This book links the emerging concepts of complexity, complex adaptive systems (CAS) and resilience to forest ecology and management. It explores how these concepts can be applied in various forest biomes of the world with their different ecological, economic and social settings, and histories....

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Exploring Climate Change through Science and in Society

    An anthology of Mike Hulme's essays, interviews and speeches

    By Mike Hulme

    Mike Hulme has been studying climate change for over thirty years and is today one of the most distinctive and recognisable voices speaking internationally about climate change in the academy, in public and in the media. The argument that he has made powerfully over the last few years is that...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Research Methods: The Key Concepts

    By Michael Hammond, Jerry Wellington

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    This invaluable resource provides a comprehensive overview of the many methods and methodologies of social research. Each entry provides a critical definition and examines the value and difficulties of a particular method or methodology of concept across different fields of social research....

    Published August 16th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Adaptive Collaborative Approaches in Natural Resource Governance

    Rethinking Participation, Learning and Innovation

    Edited by Hemant R. Ojha, Andy Hall, Rasheed Sulaiman V

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

    The purpose of this book is to showcase a range of approaches that consider learning and collaboration as central processes in agriculture and natural resources governance and management. These include four related and overlapping adaptive collaborative approaches – Adaptive Collaborative...

    Published July 9th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Human-Nature Interactions in the Anthropocene

    Potentials of Social-Ecological Systems Analysis

    Edited by Marion Glaser, Gesche Krause, Beate M.W. Ratter, Martin Welp

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environment, Culture, and Society

    This book deals with the potentials of social-ecological systems analysis for resolving sustainability problems. Contributors relate inter- and transdisciplinary perspectives to systemic dynamics, human behavior and the different dimensions and scales. With a problem-focused,...

    Published March 4th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Researching Sustainability

    A Guide to Social Science Methods, Practice and Engagement

    Edited by Alex Franklin, Paul Blyton

    This book is for students and researchers across the social sciences who are planning, conducting and disseminating research on sustainability-related issues. Real-world sustainability problems cross many boundaries, and this is the first book to guide students and practitioners through the...

    Published July 31st 2011 by Routledge

  7. Environmental Quality Analysis

    Theory & Method in the Social Sciences

    By Allen V. Kneese, Blair T. Bower

    Series: RFF Environmental and Resource Economics Set

    This book brings together state-of-the-art papers describing comprehensive approaches to residuals management and emphasizes the need for interdisciplinary solutions to complex environmental problems. Originally published in 1972...

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  8. Tackling Wicked Problems

    Through the Transdisciplinary Imagination

    By Valerie A. Brown, John A. Harris, Jacqueline Russell

    From climate change to GM foods, we are increasingly confronted with complex, interconnected social and environmental problems that span disciplines, knowledge bases and value systems. This book offers a transdisciplinary, open approach for those working towards resolving these 'wicked' problems...

    Published June 24th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Sustainability Education

    Perspectives and Practice across Higher Education

    By Paula Jones, David Selby, Stephen Sterling

    How do we equip learners with the values, knowledge, skills, and motivation to help achieve economic, social and ecological well-being? How can universities make a major contribution towards a more sustainable future? Amid rising expectations on HE from professional associations, funders, policy...

    Published June 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  10. New Approaches to Qualitative Research

    Wisdom and Uncertainty

    Edited by Maggi Savin-Baden, Claire Howell Major

    Qualitative research has seen a surge of growth during the past decade. This is in large part because positivist approaches have not yielded the kinds of results that had been anticipated, and more researchers are seeking alternative perspectives to understand phenomena. The number of researchers...

    Published April 6th 2010 by Routledge